Start Weight:(28 Jan 13) 318.0 lb
Current Weight:(19 Mar 14) 269.6 lb
Goal Weight:200.0 lb
following: KatieTyrell's own diet
performance: losing 3.0 lb a week

Hello! My name is Katie and I'm 30 years old. I've been overweight (um, obese...) for about 10 years. Two years ago I was diagnosed with PCOS. I have decided to try and do something about my weight in order to negate all the symptoms and condiitions (since there isn't a cure). Feel free to add me as a buddy! I love to give support and get it!

FatSecret member since: 19 Feb 13

KatieTyrell's Weight History

KatieTyrell's Buddies

last weighin: steady Steady
on diet Atkins
last weighin: losing 3.1 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 0.7 lb a week Down
last weighin: losing 2.2 lb a week Down

KatieTyrell's Cookbook

cals: 71kcal | fat: 0.45g | carbs: 6.12g | prot: 11.65g
Crustless Spinach & Feta Pie
Easy breakfast, side or main dish, good hot or cold.
cals: 111kcal | fat: 2.51g | carbs: 20.28g | prot: 1.98g
Rice Rolls
Cold vegetarian spring rolls, wrapped in rice paper rather than battered and deep fried.
cals: 12kcal | fat: 0.67g | carbs: 1.26g | prot: 0.27g
Sichuan Sauce
A sauce that can be used with chicken, shrimp and tofu.
cals: 360kcal | fat: 18.87g | carbs: 17.10g | prot: 31.73g
Fiesta Lime Chicken with Zucchini
Chicken breast cutlet sauteed with lime with a side of zucchini and yellow squash.
cals: 147kcal | fat: 3.05g | carbs: 5.27g | prot: 24.12g
Garlic Lime Chicken
Garlic lime boneless chicken breast you can grill, broil or sauté.
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KatieTyrell's Latest Posts

Do you really need to alternate days between workouts?
Last night, my husband and I threw a 12 pound medicine ball back and forth for 30 minutes (quick repetions for 10 mins, rest 2 mins, repeat). I had an awesome burn in my arms/shoulders/chest area, so I figured that I "worked out my arms".

I told him that I wanted to really work my legs the next day (i.e. today). He said ok, but we need to do the medicine ball again. When I said that I heard that you should rest a day between workouts (of one particular area of the body), he told me that all we had just done was strictly cardio and it was ok to throw the medicine ball every night.

Is this true? I'm not knowledgeable in the areas of toning muscles...
posted 02 Apr 2013, 11:46
kingkeld wrote:

I truly believe that losing weight is AT LEAST as much a psychological thing as it is a physical thing.

YES!!! I am in complete agreement! Congratulations on your success. By the way, you won't be "regular thin dude", you will be "inspiration-for-me-to-lose-weight dude".

I have struggled with just changing my habits. I used to be a late night fast food (4th meal) dinner eater. This is also where I sabatoged myself the most (most calories, most carbs). Still after over a month of dieting, my stomach starts to growl around 10:30 at night. (I just eat a yogurt to calm it!) It takes a lot of willpower to let go of your past self and habits. I always felt alone in my journey and that saddened me more. However, now I see how much support there is out there since I've joined FS. Keep thinking positive! We're all here for you!
posted 01 Mar 2013, 12:46
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07 February 2014

I went to my first zumba class last night and had a wonderful time! I will say it kicked my butt, though. I tried doing a zumba youtube video once and ...

13 January 2014

It is disappointing to see that my weight has gone up by 20 pounds in the last 2 months, but I'm not allowing this to be a trend. I've worked too hard ...

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Fat vs Fertility
Women with weight-related fertility issues.

Women with PCOS
If you have PCOS and just want to talk about the struggles you are going through, please join here.

30's with 100+ lbs to Lose
30 somethings with over 100 pounds to lose.

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